facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Home circumcision puts infant in hospital

Oct. 27, 2010 at 2:04 PM   |   Comments

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 27 (UPI) -- A 3-month-old boy was in critical condition in a Portland, Ore., hospital after his mother attempted a circumcision at home, police said.

Police said officers were called to a home about 2 a.m. Sunday to assist medics responding to a call of an injured child, KPTV, Portland, reported.

They determined the mother had attempted the medical procedure on the child, KPTV said.

The child was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive, Portland police Sgt. Pete Simpson said.

Detectives from the department's child abuse team and state officials were investigating.

No arrests had yet been made, Simpson said.

© 2010 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Syrian Al Qaida group executes Lebanese soldier Syrian Al Qaida group executes Lebanese soldier
2
School accused of using girl as rape bait; girl gets attacked School accused of using girl as rape bait; girl gets attacked
3
Kentucky firefighter injured in ice bucket challenge dies Kentucky firefighter injured in ice bucket challenge dies
4
White House intruder had a knife White House intruder had a knife
5
Sister shoots and kills brother to protect father Sister shoots and kills brother to protect father
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback